Review: could Levaquin cause Thin Blood?


Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Levaquin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 29,797 people who have side effects while taking Levaquin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,119 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Levaquin

Levaquin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Levaquin 30,490 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multi-organ failure, disease progression, haemorrhage, pancytopenia, dehydration (latest reports from 109,642 Thin blood patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

29,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Levaquin.
Among them, 1,119 people (3.76%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levaquin cause Thin blood?

Time on Levaquin when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 90.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Levaquin *:

  • female: 51.73 %
  • male: 48.27 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Levaquin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.94 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 1.87 %
  • 30-39: 3.53 %
  • 40-49: 13.83 %
  • 50-59: 22.97 %
  • 60+: 56.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (93 people)
  • Pain (67 people)
  • Hypertension (62 people)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (62 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (49 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (278 people)
  • Zometa (266 people)
  • Ambien (228 people)
  • Aredia (222 people)
  • Prednisone (221 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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